Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany could take over at Burnley if Clarets stay up - Paper Talk

Plus: Kylian Mbappe has transfer agreements with PSG and Real Madrid, according to his mum; Juventus lead chase to sign Angel Di Maria on a free transfer as Juve free agent Paulo Dybala emerges as a target for Roma; Juventus open talks to release Aaron Ramsey from his contract a year early

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All the top stories and transfer rumours from Saturday's national newspapers...


Burnley will step up their efforts to land Vincent Kompany as their next manager if they secure Premier League survival - but Wolfsburg are also in the race for the Manchester City legend.

AP - Vincent Kompany
Image: Vincent Kompany could emerge as a managerial target for Burnley

Pep Guardiola wants Ilkay Gundogan to stay at Manchester City next season.

Chelsea fans could be set for an emotional final game of the season with some key players such as Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso potentially bidding farewell.

Kylian Mbappe has transfer agreements with both Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, his mum confirmed.

Kylian Mbappe says he will not be departing the Parc des Princes next month
Image: Kylian Mbappe reportedly has agreements with both PSG and Real Madrid

Tottenham legend Teddy Sheringham says Spurs need to sign the likes of Declan Rice to keep stars Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son happy.

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Pontus Jansson will be "sad" if he and Brentford end up relegating Leeds but accepts they might have to do it.

Wolves women's boss Daniel McNamara will miss their play-off clash with Southampton as he is on a secret RAF mission.


Arsenal are under pressure to include a release clause in the new contract they are planning to offer Bukayo Saka, with formal talks with his representatives due to start at the end of the season.

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia has told Chelsea's prospective new owners that she is willing to stay on to run the club's operations during this summer's transfer window, but her long-term future at Stamford Bridge remains in doubt.

Erik ten Hag will make his first public appearance as Manchester United manager when he is presented to the media at Old Trafford on Monday, 24 hours after attending their final game of the season at Crystal Palace.

Erik Ten Hag signed off at Ajax by guiding them to the Eredivisie title
Image: Erik ten Hag signed off at Ajax by guiding them to the Eredivisie title

Newcastle United are unlikely to sign Manchester United outcast Jesse Lingard unless he reduces his wage demands.

Tottenham are reportedly keen on signing Ivan Perisic when his Inter Milan contract expires this summer.

Juventus are leading the chase to sign Angel Di Maria on a free transfer after Paris Saint-Germain confirmed the Argentine winger will leave the club in June upon the expiry of his contract.

Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates after scoring
Image: Roma legend Francesco Totti wants to lure Paulo Dybala to the Italian capital

Roma icon Francesco Totti has revealed plans to try and persuade Paulo Dybala to join the club at the end of the season.


Burnley have suffered a major setback with the club's academy set to lose its category one status.

Rangers are deeply unhappy with the organisation of Wednesday's Europa League final at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan in Seville.

Emma Raducanu says she has stepped up her gym regime in an attempt to become more physically robust and better able to deal with the injury problems that have blighted her in recent months.


Erik ten Hag has opened up on his respect for Cristiano Ronaldo as he prepares to take his first steps as Manchester United boss.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Image: Cristiano Ronaldo has earned the praise of his new manager

Juventus have moved quickly to try and tie down Matthijs de Ligt to a new contract, amid reported interest from Premier League clubs, including Manchester United.

Arsenal defender William Saliba has reportedly informed Marseille of his desire to remain with the club despite being backed for a prominent role with the Gunners next season.


Antonio Rudiger has blamed his decision to leave Chelsea on talks over a new deal with the club going quiet early this season.


Leeds United and Burnley have threatened to bring a claim for substantial damages against the Premier League and Everton believing the Merseyside club have seriously breached financial rules.

Vivianne Miedema has chosen to remain at Arsenal, believing the project can result in trophies despite higher-paid offers from the likes of Champions League holders Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain.

Online casinos will have to limit stakes to as little as £2 and Premier League clubs will be forced to remove gambling sponsors from the front of football shirts under government plans to be announced next month.

Vivianne Miedema
Image: Vivianne Miedema turned down more lucrative offers to stay on at Arsenal


Hearts are lining up a double swoop for Lawrence Shankland and Alan Forrest this summer.


Juventus are reported to have opened talks to release Aaron Ramsey from his contract a year early.

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